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Southwest Emergency: Passengers Thought They'd Be Next After Engine Explosion Killed Mother of 2

Top Stories - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:37

Jennifer Riordan of New Mexico was killed after a Southwest Airlines jet engine exploded.

Sinclair Broadcast Boss Donated To GOP Rep Who Assaulted Reporter

Top Stories - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:05

One of the brothers who runs local TV news giant Sinclair Broadcast Group

Mexico leftist opens up 22 point lead in presidency race -poll

Top Stories - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:01

By Miguel Gutierrez MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has extended his lead in the race to win the July 1 presidential election, opening up a gap of 22 percentage points, a poll by newspaper Reforma showed on Wednesday. The April 12-15 voter poll showed Lopez Obrador winning 48 percent, a jump of six points from a February survey by Reforma. Running third was Jose Antonio Meade, candidate of the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), whose backing remained steady at 18 percent, the poll showed.

Pope speaks out for terminally-ill British toddler

Top Stories - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:49

Pope Francis made a fresh plea on Wednesday against a British court ruling that authorises doctors to turn off a terminally ill British toddler's life-support. Alfie Evans, 23 months old, has been in a coma for over a year and needs a ventilator to keep him breathing due to a rare degenerative neurological condition. The parents, Tom Evans and Kate James, attended the pope's weekly general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday.

Nikki Haley Hits Back After Trump Undermines Her

Top Stories - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:43


The Latest: British regulator considers Russian broadcaster

Top Stories - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:37

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Britain (all times local):

Johnny Galecki Returns To 'Roseanne' And Reuniting Is Such Sweet Sorrow

Top Stories - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:56

Johnny Galecki's character David made a much-anticipated return to the

More than 300 sentenced to death in Iraq for IS links

Top Stories - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:53

Iraqi courts have sentenced to death a total of more than 300 people, including dozens of foreigners, for belonging to the Islamic State group, judicial sources said Wednesday. The suspects are being tried by two courts, one near the former jihadist stronghold of Mosul in northern Iraq and another in Baghdad which is dealing notably with foreigners and women. Since January in the capital, 103 foreign nationals have been condemned to death -- including six Turks sentenced on Wednesday -- and 185 to life in prison, according to a judicial source.

Listen to how Tammie Jo Shults, hero pilot of Southwest 1380, kept calm and saved her passengers

Top Stories - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:35

Audio of the Southwest Airlines incident has emerged, showing how pilot Tammie Jo Shults remained completely calm after an engine exploded and a woman passenger was nearly sucked out of the plane. It is believed that one woman, Jennifer Riordan, died in the initial engine explosion, which sent shrapnel smashing into the Boeing 737-700, but Ms Shults, whose experience includes being one of the first female fighter pilots in the US Navy, was able to get all the other passengers to safety.

Muslims flee village at centre of India's rape crisis

Top Stories - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:23

There are no Muslims left in the village of Rasana, which has become a symbol of India's rape crisis after the brutal murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl blamed on Hindu men. Police say the girl was raped and killed as part of an attempt by some of the village's majority Hindus to evict Bakarwal Muslim nomads, who graze their cattle in the hills in the summer months. Other Muslim families in the community of around 100 people all left after the rape in January.

Ferrari 488 Pista vs Lamborghini Huracan Performante: The Numbers

Top Stories - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 04:45

Lighter, faster, cooler versions of already cool, already quick supercars. So which one wins the Top Trumps numbers game?

Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training

Top Stories - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 02:22

Starbucks, moving swiftly to confront a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for nearly 175,000 workers. Philadelphia police released a recording of the call from the Starbucks employee that led to the arrests. In the recording, a woman is heard saying, "Hi, I have two gentlemen in my cafe that are refusing to make a purchase or leave." She gives the address of the Starbucks store, and the entire call lasts less than 30 seconds.

Comey Hits Trump Where It Hurts: 'I'm Like A Breakup He Can't Get Over'

Top Stories - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 02:20

Former FBI Director James Comey told "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert that

Fox News' Judicial Analyst Absolutely Shreds Hannity's Cohen Claim

Top Stories - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 23:36

Fox News host Sean Hannity's legal claim is getting torn to pieces on his own

‘I Don’t Get Confused.’ Nikki Haley Fires Back at White House After Russia Sanctions Comment

Top Stories - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 23:12

White House economic adviser said Haley suffered "momentary confusion"when announcing new Russia sanctions

Public figures react to the death of Barbara Bush

Top Stories - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 21:01

Within minutes of the news that former first lady Barbara Bush had died Tuesday at the age of 92, tributes began pouring in from political figures, including those in her own family.

The Latest: 25 people airlifted out of Hawaii state park

Top Stories - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 20:58

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on relief efforts after heavy rains battered the Hawaiian island in Kauai leaving hundreds stranded (all times local):

Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

Top Stories - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 20:30

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian media said international chemical weapons inspectors on Tuesday entered the town of Douma, where an alleged poison gas attack was carried out earlier this month, but a Syrian diplomat said later that only a U.N. security team visited the Damascus suburb.

Nikki Haley Fires Back at Larry Kudlow on Russian Sanctions: 'With All Due Respect, I Don't Get Confused'

Top Stories - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 19:37

Kudlow said Haley "got ahead of the curve" when she said the U.S. would be slapping new sanctions on Russia

Video Captures Tennessee School Employee Dragging Student Off Bus by Feet

Top Stories - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 18:52

An elementary school teacher is being investigated after video shows he forcibly removed a seven-year-old from a school bus while breaking up a fight, Shelby County Schools says.


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